President Obama’s decision to take his Earth Day speech attacking climate change deniers to Florida, home of two GOP presidential candidates, cost taxpayers $866,615.40 just for the flight of Air Force One.Taxpayer watchdog Judicial Watch revealed Wednesday that the Air Force provided documents showing the flight expenses of flying the jumbo jet 4.2 hours to Miami. He was then helicoptered 20 minutes to the Florida Everglades for his speech.RELATED: $100,000 a day for Michelle O’s Italy, England tripOther costs, such as security, communications and staff were not provided, but would put the speech price at way over $1 million.

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